Reigning world champions Mercedes launched their 2017 car, the W08 EQ Power+, today at Silverstone:
The car features a Monza-style curved rear wing.
The W08 EQ Power+ (that’s a mouthful!) appears to be an evolution of the W07.
Characteristics such as the wide oval air box and the nose seem to have carried over from the 2016 season.
Look at how small the sidepods have gotten as the priority for power unit air flow has headed towards the air box:
Mercedes looks to mount a strong challenge to win their fourth consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ championship. With a strong driver pairing in Hamilton and former Williams driver Valtteri Bottas they should be in good shape when the F1 circus heads to Melbourne.